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Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy
Office of the Dean
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95211

Fellowship in Industry Program in Partnership with Legacy Heart Care

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This one-year marketing/MSL Fellowship at Legacy Heart Care (LHC) offers a unique opportunity to pair one’s PharmD training, and clinical cardiology interest with hands-on commercial experience in the cardiovascular therapy and medical device industries. The fellow will work in the Austin, TX region and provide medical communication to existing and potential medical providers/KOLs that refer patients to Legacy Heart Care’s External Counterpulsation (ECP) program. The fellow will interact with other personnel from Sales, Medical Affairs and other senior executives to bolster the company’s vision and mission.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Leverage clinical insights to engage physicians and facilitate the transition of appropriate patients to LHC.
  • Monitor marketing/clinic outcomes for the Austin, TX office to modify marketing/sales activities.
  • Provide education/presentations to health care practitioners.
  • Identify and engage KOLs in education or research endeavors.
  • Provide industry relevant scientific updates to the marketing and leadership teams to direct projects and initiatives within the organization.
  • Engage in strategy planning and brand development meetings.
  • Develop high impact marketing tools in collaboration with internal stakeholders and agency partners.
  • Engage with advertising agencies and relevant commercial vendors.
  • Develop awareness of LHC and ECP at a local and national platform.
  • Travelling is expected and not limited to the local area. Attendance at key sales and marketing meetings, as well as attendance at relevant scientific meetings would be required.

Fellowship Program Dates

The fellowship begins on July 1, 2020 and ends on June 30, 2021

Fellowship Eligibility Requirements

A candidate must be:

  • A permanent resident or citizen of the United States
  • PharmD from an accredited college or university before the start of the fellowship term

Application Process

Candidates must submit via email ( all the following application materials by December 13, 2019, 11:59PM PST:

  • Letter of intent
  • Updated curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation emailed directly from letter writer to FIP Director
  • One professional writing sample
  • Unofficial pharmacy school transcript emailed to FIP Director
  • Applications directed to:

Michael Gratch
Legacy Heart Care

Application Deadline

December 13, 2019. Application materials must be received by 11:59pm PST

ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting Personnel Placement Service
Participation in the Personnel Placement Service (PPS) at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting is strongly encouraged, but not required. Request an interview and submit the following through the PPS portal or by e-mail to Mehak Aggarwal, PharmD at

  • Letter of intent
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Download button iconDownload the Legacy Heart Care Fellowship Brochure

For more information, please contact:
Sachin A. Shah, PharmD, FAHA
Fellowship in Industry Program Director
Professor of Pharmacy Practice
University of the Pacific
Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy
3601 Pacific Avenue, Stockton, CA 95211 | 707.423.3277